German Chocolate Cake Protein Balls


  • 1 cup gluten free oats
  • ½ cup No Whey (pea protein powder)
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder
  • ⅔ cup dates, pitted
  • ⅓ cup pecans
  • ½ cup shredded unsweetened coconut
  • 4 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ salt
  • Water as needed
  • 2 tbsp Lily’s chocolate chips


  1. In a food processor grind up the oats until they are a fine flour. Add protein and cocoa powders and blend again until well combined.
  2. Add to the food processor dates pecans, and shredded coconut, vanilla, and salt. Blend again, adding a little water at a time, until a dough forms.
  3. Transfer dough to a bowl, stir in the 2 tbsp of chocolate chips.
  4. Roll into balls.
  5. Place the balls in the refrigerator for 2-3 hours, allowing them to firm up before serving.
  6. Enjoy!
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